TN 22 (04-01)
RS 01901.150 Employment on American Vessels and American Aircraft
Section 210(a), 210(c), and 210(d) of the Social Security Act
Service is covered employment if performed on or in connection with an American vessel or American aircraft if the:
employment is on or in connection with the vessel or aircraft when outside the U.S.; and
service is performed under a contract entered into in the U.S., or, during the performance of the contract, the vessel or aircraft on which the service is performed touches at port, including an airport, in the U.S.
1. American Vessel
A vessel that is:
documented or numbered under the laws of the U.S.; or
not documented under the laws of any country when the crew is employed solely by:
2. American Aircraft
An aircraft registered under the laws of the U.S.